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  • NY troopers boost traffic enforcement for holiday

    Updated: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York State Police are boosting traffic enforcement efforts through the holiday weekend, with special patrols focusing on speeding, distracted driving and sobriety checkpoints. The heightened patrols will be out Wednesday through Sunday statewide. The effort...

  • Official: Manatee rescued from Houston-area bay

    Updated: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    HOUSTON (AP) — A wayward manatee is receiving medical care in San Antonio after about a dozen people hauled the 1,000-pound animal out of the cooling waters of the Texas coast. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says the West Indian manatee was rescued from Trinity Bay near Houston on...

  • Amid busy travel, New Hampshire set for 1st storm

    Published: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A storm sweeping up the East Coast is expected to blanket New Hampshire with its first significant snowfall of the season. State transportation crews used Tuesday's warm, dry weather to button up construction projects ahead of the storm and one day before...

  • Holiday travel tales at Alaska, Hawaii airports

    Updated: Tue, Nov 25, 2014

    Thanksgiving travelers spent Tuesday catching flights in Anchorage, Alaska, and Honolulu to destinations as remote as the Alaska village of Pitkas Point and as far away as Saipan. Some were cashing in on holiday deals on hotel rooms in Las Vegas or in the case of one Anchorage family,...

  • Bad weather could slow holiday travel in Dakotas

    Updated: Tue, Nov 25, 2014

    BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Bad weather began moving through the Dakotas on Tuesday, threatening to slow travel just as motorists hit the roads for Thanksgiving. As much as 5 inches of snow was expected in parts of the two states from an Alberta clipper system sweeping southeast out of...

  • Yellowstone extends comment period on fee proposal

    Updated: Tue, Nov 25, 2014

    YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — The National Park Service is giving the public more time to comment on proposed changes to Yellowstone National Park entrance and permit fees. The new deadline for public comment is midnight Dec. 20. It was originally set for Dec. 5. In...

  • On Thanksgiving eve, a winter storm warning

    Updated: Tue, Nov 25, 2014

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Expect rain and snow before the turkey and trimmings. Forecasters say a storm bringing 4 to 12 inches of snow could hamper Thanksgiving-related travel in Pennsylvania. The National Weather Service on Tuesday placed most of the state under a winter storm warning...

  • More air travelers visit Las Vegas in October

    Updated: Tue, Nov 25, 2014

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Airport officials say 3.8 million travelers flew into and out of Las Vegas in October, more than the same month a year ago. Officials with McCarran International Airport said Tuesday that the number of travelers was up 3.4 percent compared to October 2013. Southwest...

  • Connecticut state offices to close early on Wed.

    Updated: Tue, Nov 25, 2014

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says state offices will close early on Thanksgiving eve as a snow storm bears down on Connecticut. The governor also urged residents to travel to their holiday destinations on Tuesday, early Wednesday or Thursday. He said it's important to...

  • Providence Children's Museum director steps down

    Updated: Tue, Nov 25, 2014

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The longtime executive director of the Providence Children's Museum is stepping down. The museum says Janice O'Donnell will leave the museum on Friday. O'Donnell was named executive director in 1985, and has been with the museum since 1979, two years after it...

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